Sea Platforms

France to buy third PLG for French Guiana

26 September 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Irma in the French Antilles, the French Ministry of Defence has announced that a third French Guianese Light Patrol Boat (Patrouilleur Léger Guyanais: PLG) will be ordered within the coming weeks, with delivery expected as soon as 2019.

The vessel will be based in the French Antilles to reinforce the navy’s capacity to respond to humanitarian crises and to counter drug trafficking in the region.

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